Police have arrested a 45-year-old man for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl in his neighbourhood. Police have identified the accused as Ravi Sonba Dhanawde,resident of Hadapsar,who works as a carpenter.
The accused knew the girl and her parents as he had done some work at their home. When the parents of the victim were not at home,he allegedly called the girl to his house to play and raped her on September 30 and also a week before that. The girls mother lodged a complaint on Tuesday, said an officer. The girls father is an autorickshaw driver. Assistant Police Inspector S B Dhamdhere is investigating the case.